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We are able to halt overnight, allegations that will come up against us at the Geneva Conference nex..
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will travel to South Africa next week to pay respects to the ..
It is being widely speculated that the Bharatiya Janatha Party (BJP) is set to form the next governm..
Sri Lanka Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) plans to request a parliamentary debate on t..
Eight Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs) had been transferred with effect from December 10 by Inspecto..
Galle police probing the snatching of a bag containing gold jewellery, valued at Rs. 984, 000 from a..
Colombo: India and Sri Lanka are linked by an unbreakable historical bond as they share a common religion in Buddhism, the Indian High Commissioner here said today.
Establishing a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) modeled on the South Africa (SA) experience, viewed by Sri Lanka backers as an urgent need to mitigate possible strong actions by the International Community against Sri Lanka over its rights violations, appears as an imminent outcome from the recently concluded Commonwealth Meeting [CHOGM]. But a Sri Lanka [...]
In a meeting on 6th December in Paris with Congo’s President Joseph Kabila, UN Secretary General had “…congratulated the DRC for the successful military operation against the M23…,” and “reiterated the United Nations support to the DRC for which President Kabila expressed his gratitude,” a UN official readout of the meeting appearing in the UN [...]
The Doha Development Agenda has been on hold for 12 years. And despite challenges, Sri Lanka extends its fullest support and flexibility to a balanced WTO Bali package.
(Lanka-e-News-08.Dec.2013, 8.30PM) Lawyers Collective mourns the passing away of Nelson Mandela who accomplished his historic mission to end apartheid and established…
(Lanka-e-news-08.Dec.2013, 10.45 P.M.)Lanka e news learned that the American Intelligence Service has requested a report from Italian Intelligence about Gotabhaya Rajapakse for his meeting with a leader of the LTTE recently, as it is a banned terrorist organization in the United States….
(Lanka-e-News-08.Dec.2013, 8.30PM) Rajapakse regime national list senior parliamentarian J. R.P. Suriyaperuma today in Parliament hurled vicious insults at world recognized leaders without let or hindrance which certainly will go down in history as a permanent black stain on SLs Parliament….
India and Sri Lanka are linked by an unbreakable historical bond as they share a common religion in Buddhism, the Indian High Commissioner here said today.
India and Sri Lanka are linked by an unbreakable historical bond as they share a common religion in Buddhism, the Indian high commissioner here said today.
During the Second Session of the Peoples Tribunal on Sri Lanka which opened Saturday in Bremen, Germany, a panel of eleven eminent judges heard the “Prosecution outline its case that the crime of genocide has been and is being committed against the Tamil people in Sri Lanka,” the press release issued by the sponsoring organizations, [...]
African leaders are raising concern over the actions of the 11-year old court of last resort, the International Criminial Court (ICC), where the eight cases that are currently active, and the twenty-one defendents in those cases are all from Africa, Washington Post reported Sunday. The article quoted Richard Dicker from Human Rights who countered Africa’s [...]
The second phase of the Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) hearings on determining if Sri Lanka committed genocide on Tamil people is being held in Bremen, Germany from the 7th-10th of December 2013. The hearing is being jointly organized by the Irish Forum for Peace in Sri Lanka (IFPSL) and International Human Rights Association (IMRV Bremen).Press [...]
Sri Lanka has received US$ 870 million in Foreign Direct Investment during the first nine months of 2013, through 55 projects which have launched commercial operations in the country.
The Sri Lanka Navy, which owns a proud history, will celebrate its 63rd anniversary tomorrow in an elaborate manner. Celebrations, held in accordance with naval traditions, consist of religious and social functions conducted to coincide with the Navy Day, which falls tomorrow.
Trade between Sri Lanka and Pakistan will reach one billion US dollars by next year, Sugar Industry Development Minister Lakshman Seneviratne said. He said Sri Lanka has already built strong trade relations with Pakistan.
Some international organisations, Western politicians and their agents, both here and abroad, have already begun to browbeat Sri Lanka ahead of the next United Nations Human Rights Council (UHHRC) sessions slated for March next year.
(Lanka-e-News-07.Dec.2013, 10.30PM) State intelligence service (SIS) and anti terrorism unit (TID) chief DIG Chandra Nandana Wakishta at yesterdays (06) meeting of the security council meeting proposed that, as President of the Federation of the University Teachers Association (FUTA) Dr. Nirmal Ranjith Devasiri and JVP labour leader…
(Lanka-e-News-07.Dec.2013, 10.30PM) Carlton super sports club whose chairman is Namal Rajapakse the synthetic lawyer and M.P. had organized the Colombo car and motorbike night…
Thavachsri Charles Vijayaratnam from Sri Lanka was among a group of six women from the Asia region h..
Colombo, Dec 7: Sri Lanka Cricket is set to hold talks with Englishman Paul Farbrace with a view to appointing him as incumbent head coach Graham Ford's successor. Ford is to leave the Sri Lanka job in January to be